1. 2016 Ram 1500 EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #16E041000

    • Date Announced: MAY 16, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 487

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling aftermarket Mopar Canvas Seat Covers for certain 2012-2016 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks. These Mopar canvas seat covers were sold through Chrysler dealerships beginning October 15, 2015. The seat covers can impede the deployment of the seat thorax airbags.

    Consequence: If the seat cover impedes the air bag deployment, the seat thorax air bags may not provide adequate protection in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of a injury.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners to remove the front seat covers and return them for a full refund. The recall began on July 1, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S30. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16E041000 »

  2. 2016 Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT NHTSA Campaign #16V301000

    • Date Announced: MAY 16, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 64

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2016 RAM 1500 trucks manufactured February 19, 2016, to March 3, 2016. The front halfshafts may have been incorrectly manufactured causing them to fracture without warning.

    Consequence: A fractured halfshaft may damage underbody components and create road debris, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front halfshafts, free of charge. The recall began on July 5, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S32. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V301000 »

  3. 2016 Ram 1500 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #16V167000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 440

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured January 22, 2015, to September 13, 2015. Contamination on the Electric Power Steering (EPS) control circuit board may cause a short and result in the loss of power steering assist.

    Consequence: If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 16, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S19. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V167000 »

  4. 2016 Ram 1500 TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE NHTSA Campaign #15V663000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 253

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram 1500 trucks with a 5.7L engine and dual exhaust manufactured August 3, 2015, to August 10, 2015. The affected vehicles may be missing a heat shield for the spare tire.

    Consequence: Without a heat shield, heat from the exhaust system may damage the spare tire. When used, the damaged tire may have a tread separation or side wall rupture, resulting in a loss of control and an increased risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a spare tire heat shield if the vehicle is missing one. Vehicles that have already been sold with an excess of 50 miles will also have their spare tires replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on December 2, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R58. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V663000 »

  5. 2016 Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT NHTSA Campaign #15V661000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 15, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 61,859

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured June 17, 2015, to September 28, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been built with rear axles that were incorrectly heat treated.

    Consequence: If the rear axle shaft was not properly heated treated, it may fracture and a wheel separation could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the axle assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R59. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V661000 »